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Fewer Hypoglycemic Episodes With One Insulin in Head-to-Head Comparison
Jul 2, 2014 | 
A recently completed study that compared two types of insulin for treating inadequately controlled type 2 patients showed that insulin degludec/insulin aspart produced fewer instances of hypoglycemia than biphasic insulin aspart 30.
Teen Energy Sports Drink Consumption: linked to Other Bad habits
Jul 1, 2014 | 
Most studies targeting teen beverage consumption focus on sugar-laced sodas, but researchers say adolescents are also drinking many sports drinks and energy drinks, both of which had been linked to other unhealthy habits. According to the results of a new study from Minnesota, teen consumption of sports and energy drinks can lead to more physical activity. It also has been linked to increased consumption of other sugared beverages, cigarette smoking, more time spent playing video games and social media sites.
NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins: Has A Slam Dunk Formula for Diabetes
Jun 30, 2014 | 
NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, affectionately known as “The Human Highlight Film” has a few coaching tips for people with diabetes.
Diabetes Health: Crossword Puzzle Solution for #9
Jun 30, 2014 | 
If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write "add me to your weekly word puzzle list." If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post your challenge online. In the subject area write, "create my special puzzle". We can all have fun posting and solving your crossword puzzle.
Diabetes Health: Optical Theme for Crossword Puzzle #9
Jun 29, 2014 | 
Test your knowledge to see how well you understand the different eye conditions.
Embryonic Cloning Takes Step Toward Treating Diabetes
Jun 28, 2014 | 
For more than 100 years, scientists have been exploring the possibilities of cloning, which led to the birth of Dolly the sheep in 1996 along with a wealth of other developments in the treatment of disease, including the recent embryonic cloning of a woman with diabetes.
Belly Fat Linked to Metabolic Diseases in Kids
Jun 27, 2014 | 
While doctors have long used abdominal fat as a predictor for the risk of metabolic diseases in adults, the same holds true for kids, according to the results of a new study.
How to Win at Quitting Smoking
Jun 26, 2014 | 
Smokers are often consulted by healthcare professionals who want to support them in quitting smoking. While there are more former smokers than current smokers, there is still an estimated 42 million Americans addicted to cigarettes because quitting smoking is very difficult.
High Birth Weights Could Put Babies at Risk Later On
Jun 25, 2014 | 
Weight matters. Through all the research and studies, diseases and treatments, those two words possess a simple truth. The heavier people are, the more challenges they face in remaining healthy. The thinner we are, the more options we have to stay active and engaged in the world around us.
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